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The Language Of Health Care

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This course offers the student engagement and interaction with the dynamic language of health care. Through comprehensive discussions and activities, the student will have the opportunity to be immersed in the words used in health care. This course requires a microphone and speakers or headphones for recording and listening to digital audio files.

This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Duration: 9 weeks

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    The Language of the Gastrointestinal, Respiratory and Cardiovascular Systems

    • Construct medical terminology associated with the gastrointestinal, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems.
    • Use medical language associated with the gastrointestinal, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems correctly.
    • Define medical language associated with the gastrointestinal, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems.

    The Anatomy and Physiology of the Gastrointestinal, Respiratory, and Cardiovascular Systems

    • Describe the physiological function, processes and anatomical structures associated with the gastrointestinal, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems.
    • Use medical language associated with the anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems correctly.

    The Language of the Blood, Lymphatic, Integumentary, and Endocrine Systems

    • Define medical language associated with the blood, lymphatic, intergumentary, and endocrine systems.
    • Construct medical terminology associated with the blood, lymphatic, intergumentary, and endocrine systems.
    • Use medical language associated with the blood, lymphatic, integumentary, and endocrine systems correctly.

    Anatomy and Physiology of the Blood, Lymphatic, Integumentary, and Endocrine Systems

    • Describe the physiological function and processes associated with the blood, lymphatic, integumentary, and endocrine systems.
    • Use medical language associated with the blood, lymphatic, integumentary, and endocrine systems correctly.

    The Language of Orthopedics and Neurology

    • Define medical language associated with orthopedics and neurology.
    • Construct medical terminology associated with orthopedics and neurology.
    • Use medical language associated with orthopedics and neurology correctly.

    Anatomy and Physiology of Orthopedics and Neurology: Muscular, Skeletal, and Nervous Systems

    • Describe the physiological function, process, and anatomical structures associated with orthopedics and neurology.
    • Use medical language associated with the anatomy and physiology of orthopedics and neurology correctly.

    The Human Body

    • Apply medical language associated with the different body systems in a medical context.
    • Evaluate usage of medical language.

    Introduction to Medical Language

    • Apply rules for medical language for combining forms, prefixes, and suffixes.
    • Identify the five skills of medical language communication.

    The Human Body From a Medical Perspective

    • Identify the seven approaches to studying the human body.
    • Define basic terms related to the origin, onset and outcome of diseases.
    • Construct medical language associated with the seven approaches to studying the human body.
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